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Chest Tomb About 4 Yards North-West of the Nave of the Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckford, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0209 / 52°1'15"N

Longitude: -2.0364 / 2°2'11"W

OS Eastings: 397596

OS Northings: 235831

OS Grid: SO975358

Mapcode National: GBR 2KV.7Z0

Mapcode Global: VHB14.NG8M

Entry Name: Chest Tomb About 4 Yards North-West of the Nave of the Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148502

Location: Beckford, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Beckford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

BECKFORD CP MAIN STREET (north side)
SO 9635 - 9735
13/50
north-west of the nave
of the Church of St John
the Baptist
GV II

Chest tomb. Probably mid-C18. Ashlar. Moulded base and flat capping and
corner rebates which have quadrant balusters with gadrooned bases and foliated
capitals. Side panels have elaborately sculpted borders in high relief, in
form of cartouche to south and with fruit and flower detail to north. At
each end the panels have segmental heads and there is an emblematic device in
high relief to the east and a sunburst relief with putti heads to the west.
Commemorates Richard ? , died 1746.


Listing NGR: SO9759635831

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